K (disambiguation)

K is the eleventh letter of the Latin alphabet.

K may also refer to:

General usesEdit


In fiction and literatureEdit


Films and TVEdit



In mathematicsEdit

In musicEdit

  • K., abbreviation for Ralph Kirkpatrick’s chronological catalogue of Domenico Scarlatti's keyboard sonatas
  • K., abbreviation for the Köchel catalogue, chronological catalogue of compositions by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • K Records, independent record company based in Olympia, Washington



In politicsEdit

As a symbol or abbreviationEdit


  • k, symbol of the kilo- prefix in the SI and other systems of unit that denotes multiples of 1000
  • K, SI symbol for kelvin, the SI unit of thermodynamic temperature
  • K (upper case), informal abbreviation for kibibyte or 1024 bytes
  • k (lower case), informal abbreviation for kilobyte or 1000 bytes
  • k, kilobit (correctly kbit)
  • k or K, abbreviation for kilometre (SI symbol: km) (especially in measured-distance sports, e.g. "10K run")
  • k or K, abbreviation for kilohm, a measure of resistance in electronics

In the natural sciencesEdit

In the physical sciencesEdit

Military and gunsEdit

  • Kilo, the military time zone code for UTC+10:00
  • Operation K, a Japanese World War II naval operation
  • The K Project, a series of five nuclear tests by the Soviet Union
  • Swedish K, a submachine gun
  • AK-47, an assault rifle

See alsoEdit